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I AM TEAM GB

Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 in Sports news

A sporting festival will take over the Ricoh Arena next month to celebrate the return of Britain’s Olympic heroes.

Doorstep scams

National Scam Awareness Month – Doorstep Crime

Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 in Trading standards news

The final week of Scam Awareness Month sees the focus for Coventry Trading Standards moving onto doorstep scams.

Food festival

Food and Drink Festival returns to Coventry

Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 in Events news

Broadgate will be playing host to an International Food and Drink Festival next week with stalls offering a variety of food and drink from around the world.

Councillor responds to potential rail cuts as part of new franchise proposals

Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 in Parking, travel and streets news

Cllr Jim O'Boyle is campaigning to have at least three fast trains remaining in Coventry, in a submitted response to the Department for Transport’s consultation for the InterCity West Coast Franchise.

War Memorial Park set to get a new outdoor fitness trail

Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 in Parks and open spaces news

Funding has been approved for the city’s War Memorial Park to install a new outdoor fitness trail.

Diesel train

Innovative new train could provide extra capacity for rail passengers on the Coventry – Nuneaton line

Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 in Parking, travel and streets news

An innovative new type of diesel train designed by a Warwickshire engineering company looks set to be trialled on the line between Coventry and Nuneaton later this year.

Anonymous hotline flyer

Tip off leads to Trading Standards haul of pirated DVDs

Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 in Trading standards news

Following a tip off from a member of the public and intelligence gathered, Coventry Trading Standards seized a large number of pirated DVDs from a city shop last night (20 July).

Scam letters.

National Scam Awareness Month – beware scam mail

Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 in Trading standards news

Scam Awareness Month continues and this week, Coventry Trading Standards are focusing on mail scams.

Enjoy the heat but take precautions

Published on Monday, 18 July 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

With temperatures set to soar over the next few days and the Met Office predicting ‘heat wave conditions,’ people are being urged to look out for the vulnerable.

Climbing

Your opportunity to climb one of Coombe’s tallest trees

Published on Friday, 15 July 2016 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coombe Country Park are offering all those aged six and up the chance to climb a 250 year old tree planted by Capability Brown.

Reena jaisiah

Reena Jaisiah named Coventry’s latest Good Citizen

Published on Friday, 15 July 2016 in Lord Mayor news

Once named as one of the 100 most inspirational women in the Midlands, Reena Jaisiah has worked hard at tackling a large number of sensitive issues to bring them to the light and raise awareness.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan excited to return to Coventry

Published on Friday, 15 July 2016 in Events news

A global Bollywood music star says he can’t wait to perform when he returns to the Midlands next month – with the launch of a new show format no audience has ever seen before.

Ambition

Ambition on the up for Coventry youngsters

Published on Thursday, 14 July 2016 in Jobs and careers news

A new scheme to get the city’s young people into employment, education and training has now launched. 

Almost 2,000 sign up for Sky Ride

Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 in Services for schools news

Almost 2,000 people have already signed up to ride Coventry on traffic-free streets at Sky Ride Coventry.

Free trees for schools, community and youth groups

Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 in Services for schools news

The Woodland Trust has 4,750 free tree packs to give away to schools, community and youth groups.

Coventry city councillors united against racism and hate crimes

Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 in Councillors, MPs and MEPs news

Coventry city councillors have united in the Council Chamber in a vow to work with partners to fight racism and xenophobia in the city.

Council Deputy Leader voices his support for Coventry Godiva Festival

Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 in Events news

Councillor Abdul Khan, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member responsible for Events, expressed his support for Coventry Godiva Festival at today’s meeting of the Full Council.

The Farmer’s Market returns this Friday 15 July

Published on Tuesday, 12 July 2016 in Events news

The monthly Farmers Market is back in Broadgate this Friday 15 July with the usual fresh local produce and takeaway.

IPS

Hand Hygiene Torch Tour stops in Coventry

Published on Monday, 11 July 2016 in Health and social care news

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS) Hand Hygiene Torch paid a visit to Coventry City Council’s Lord Mayor last week to help raise awareness of hand hygiene.

Beware long lost relatives and extra lucky lotteries

Published on Monday, 11 July 2016 in Trading standards news

As part of scam awareness month, Coventry’s Trading Standards team are warning people of some online pitfalls that can lead to being scammed over the internet.

West Midlands Combined Authority Mayoral Consultation

Published on Thursday, 07 July 2016 in Council and democracy news

Coventry people are invited to have their say on the possible roles, responsibilities and powers of a new mayor for the West Midlands.

DofE

Duke of Edinburgh Award – spaces still available

Published on Wednesday, 06 July 2016 in Services for schools news

Do you know a young person that would be interested in taking on a new challenge?

The Allotmenteers

Pod's new film tells allotment story

Published on Wednesday, 06 July 2016 in Mental health news

The Pod has released a new documentary film called ‘The Allotmenteers’ as part of the award winning Food Union social activism project.

Council proposals to target support for most vulnerable

Published on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 in Community groups and organisations news

Coventry City Council has unveiled a series of proposals aimed at supporting services for the city’s most vulnerable residents against a backdrop of continuing massive government spending cuts.

Drug and Alcohol Recovery survey to help shape services of the future

Published on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 in Public health news

Coventry City Council’s Public Health team is seeking the views of city residents on local Drug and Alcohol Recovery services.

Council condemns hate crimes

Published on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 in Council and democracy news

Coventry City Council and other organisations across the city have condemned hate crimes.

ICG

City’s athletes to help mark 50th global children’s games

Published on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 in Children and families news

Coventry track and field athletes and swimmers will be jetting off to the capital city of Taiwan - New Taipei for the 50th Annual International Children’s Games (ICG).

Record crowds at Godiva

Festival Fever

Published on Monday, 04 July 2016 in Arts news

Once again record crowds flocked to the Coventry Godiva Festival with 148,000 visits recorded over the festival weekend.

July is Scam Awareness Month

Published on Monday, 04 July 2016 in Trading standards news

We are supporting a national scam awareness campaign run jointly between local Trading Standards teams and Citizens Advice, to encourage people to report scams and speak out to stop scams spreading.

Remembering the Somme

Remembering the Somme

Published on Friday, 01 July 2016 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor has marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme by saying that the horrors of those days must never be forgotten.

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